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Hundred years ago

by Raj Chatterjee RUMMAGING in a kabariwala’s shop the other day, I chanced upon a little book entitled “In India” written by G.W. Steevans and published in 1899. The pages had yellowed with age, and brittle, but still readable. The … Continue reading

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Thanks for the smile, Miss Alice

by Rachna Singh SHE was pretty, green-eyed, raven-haired and comfortably plump. I loved her as did almost 50 others in my class. She was my grade V teacher in a convent in Jabalpur. Every morning when she walked into the … Continue reading

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The game of cards

by Rajbir Deswal ENTERTAINMENT activity, as simple as playing cards, has always been vulnerable to mischief and cheating. We set gestures with the partner, to let him know our side of the game. It ranged from winking, raising brows, putting … Continue reading

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The wailing beauty

by Ashok Kumar Yadav MY beloved was craving to meet me. So was I yearning to date her, but I somehow decided to evade the bait to preserve the matrimonial rhythm at home. Last Sunday, however, when she revealed in … Continue reading

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Where customer is the king

by P. Lal THERE is a postman here with a parcel from Australia,” my wife informed me on the telephone, from the residence, as I sat in the office, waiting for the clock to strike the lunch hours. “Is he … Continue reading

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The morning stalker!

by Manika Ahuja MORNING walk is a pleasure in all seasons. But it is a double pleasure during this season of the year when you see raindrops on tree leaves, blooming flowers and butterflies. The cuckoo song adds to this … Continue reading

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Teacher’s pet

by Vinod Prakash Gupta ALL subtleties aside, coming of age has a lot of tangibility attached to it with certain phases marked out as milestones in the process of growing up. In my time, one such phase was graduating to … Continue reading

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